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(OPEN TO ALL LATIN AMERICA)

 

What We Do:

 

SAP Fieldglass, headquartered in Chicago with global offices in Europe and Australia, offers an engaging workplace for intelligent, hard-working, and innovative individuals. SAP Fieldglass provides a cloud based Vendor Management System (VMS) that helps companies run effectively through streamlining procurement, management, and payment of their non-employee workforce. We deliver a VMS solution to more than 400 customers worldwide who are running SAP Fieldglass to gain visibility to their external workforce including contingent labor, services managed through Statements of Work, and independent contractors while optimizing spend, quality, compliance, and efficiency. We are the leader in our industry and are looking to hire innovative, energetic, and resourceful teammates to ensure that we continue to shape our customers Services Procurement experience.

 

What Sets Us Apart:

Fieldglass was “born cloud”. As one of the forerunners of today’s highly successful cloud delivery model, Fieldglass has been a Software-as-a-Service application since its start. At a time when many buyers were using behind-the-firewall ERP applications to manage their non-employee workforce, this VMS industry first is now the industry standard.

 

Some of our attributes include:

· We are the VMS market leader in global spend and in 2017 were named the top company in our industry by Forrester Research.

· Multilingual help desk support is available around the clock 365 days a year – in addition to a dedicated Account Services team.

· Not only an industry leader but a thought leader – SAP Fieldglass keeps customers up to date with VMS industry knowledge on our ‘From the Field’ blog and social media accounts.

· We work with the world’s leading companies, including AIG, Verizon, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, CVS/Caremark, United Airlines, Panasonic, Rio Tinto, Monsanto, and many, many more.

· We are now part of SAP, a market leading enterprise application software company, helping companies of all sizes and industries run simple.

 

 

SAP Business Procurement Architect

 

The SAP Business Procurement Architect is a key customer facing role. The broad scope of responsibilities includes support the teams in identifying the client´s best architecture as well as delivering successful implementation of the project, support sales on quoting consulting projects, supervise complex projects that include the implementation of different SAP solutions. It is therefore essential to have a deep knowledge of the Procurement solutions, a good knowledge of the SAP Portfolio as well as being up to date with latest industry/solution trends is key.

As Procurement Architect you will present the clients the best design solutions to address their challenges. You need to be strong in challenging the clients’ decisions, positioning best practices and be able to build trusted relationships with the customer as well as with your colleagues in the virtual account team and the SAP ecosystem. Handling pressure and managing multiple engagements simultaneously is a key asset. When it comes to larger opportunities it will be your task to articulate a compelling value proposition and define the business value. This role will be based in Latin America.

 

Responsibilities include:

· Working as a procurement consultant expert to guide the client through the best end to end solution design

· Understand the client´s process and needs and align their process and needs to Fieldglass standard functionalities.

· Driving customer behavior towards best in class solutions

· Working with project team to present best practice workflows to client/partner

· Prepare design review sessions and validate the information generated by the team during the Fit-to-Standard and Delta Design workshops,

· Prepare design review sessions and validate the information generated by the team during the Fit-to-Standard Workshops, managing, and estimating Customer Backlog

· Demonstrating Customer-specific solution

· Manage configuration of the test and production environments

· Actively contributing to product knowledge through self-study, meeting attendance, and project participation

· Work with sales and presales in supporting the quoting process for consulting services.

· Design business architecture that meets customer needs and is supported by multi-solution approaches

 

 

We’re Looking For:

 

The Fieldglass company culture is a very important enabler of our success, and to that end, we are looking for articulate professionals who will thrive in our work environment. The best candidates will possess a can-do attitude, an entrepreneurial spirit, a balanced approach to the daily challenges of project work, and a contagious sense of fun.

 

Candidates must:

· Have 10+ years software implementation experience, solution consulting experience and has proven his/her project experience in multiple SAP customer projects/engagements.

· End-to-end SaaS solution implementation experience. SAP Fieldglass application knowledge is a plus.

· Experience and/or understanding of the Managed Services Provider and/or Vendor Management industry is a plus.

· Experience on Procurement processes in various industries.

· Understanding/application of Implementation methodology

· Demonstrated ability to understand and manage client expectations

· Willingness and ability to take direction and coaching from teammates

· Ability to think quickly while utilizing documentation and best practices

· Ability to learn complex concepts and subjects under a variety of conditions including formal and informal training as well as on the job coaching and through trial and error

· Demonstrated detail-orientation with strong organizational skills, including the ability to self-manage time and tasks

· Ability to work with ambiguity

· Exceptional verbal and written communication skills to interact with clients, partners, and internal teams

· Advanced Excel skills, including Pivot Tables, VLookups; exposure to Visual Basic

· Advance working knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, Visio, and exposure to MS Project as well as a variety of Internet browsers.

· Knowledge of, SAP ECC/S4 (PM and MM modules) or Ariba, SFSF (is a plus)– integration knowledge is highly preferred but functional also highly valued

· Understanding of database concepts, ad hoc report development is a plus

· Present SAP solutions and processes from a Procurement end-to-end view and apply business process best practices

· Bachelor's degree or Relevant experience preferred

· Ability to travel as needed 20%

· Native or full Spanish, full English domain, Portuguese language is a plus.

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATION / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

· Graduate / Post-Graduate degrees in Management, IT or Engineering areas.

· Cross-solution knowledge is preferred.

· Possesses deep industry or cross solution expertise and is proactively engaged in the related market trends.

· Adept at handling project communications, capable of having C-level interactions and engaging with senior management stakeholders, managing expectations and proposing value-based offerings.

 

 

 

 

Industry

Computer Software

Employment type

Full-time

Experience

Expert level

Job function

Information Technology

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Requisition ID: 352743  | Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations:  #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID:  352743
Posted Date:  Jan 27, 2023
Work Area:  Consulting and Professional Services
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%
Location: 

Ciudad de México, MX, 06500

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